The highly anticipated 2.0 upgrade from Ethereum is poised to bring the network ever closer to its original vision of being a world computer. which houses a parallel, decentralized financial system
at invest: Ethereum economy On October 14th, we’ll look at the ramifications for investors as decentralized funding takes the crypto world by storm
In the run-up to the event, our two-part CoinDesk Live: Insight into the Ethereum Economy The virtual miniseries on October 8th and 12th features trending narratives that we’ll break down at the main event: Why all the hype behind yield farming and food-inspired tokens? Should investors take them seriously or are they a fading trend?
DeGeneration: How Ethereum Makes Finance Weird ?? Â Ã ?? Â
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Decentralized Finance (DeFi) has a linchpin for what could be called Weird DeFi: a series of hard-to-analyze projects whose greater ecosystem value is at best suspect and whose community is at least 20% driven by inside jokes ??ON
This created a new way to make money from crypto called yield farming. Then Yearn.Finance came along and deployed a smart contract driven robo-adviser for ROI on many of these projects that put users in control
The fantasies then caught fire and led to the strange, food-inspired birth of Weird DeFi with his YAM, spaghetti, tendies and a side dish of sushi.
CoinDesk Senior Business Reporter Brady Dale welcomes Priyanka Desai from Open Law, Mason Nystrom from Messari and Sam Bankman-Fried from FTX to assess the latest trends in the DeFi landscape.
Bitcoin ¢ s $ 1 Billion Harvest: Why Hodler’s Harvesting Ethereum’s Returns
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For decentralized financing (DeFi), as in the heady days of the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) boom of 2017, the numbers are only on the up, with around $ 2 billion in crypto assets locked in the market
Crypto users are placing more emphasis on working in DeFi applications, largely due to the introduction of a whole new revenue-generating pasture, Compound’s COMP governance token. Governance tokens offer DeFi founders new opportunities to attract assets to their platforms.
Whether it’s wBTC, renBTC, or tBTC, tokenized Bitcoin is the hottest thing on Ethereum right now. A phenomenon that barely existed earlier this year has driven the total value of Bitcoin to over $ 1.3 billion
CoinDesk market reporter Zack Voell talks to Matt Luongo from Thesis, Jeff Garzik from Bloq, Loong Wang from Ren Project and Kiarash Mosayeri from BitGo about the phenomenon of crop farming.
CoinDesk Live: Insight into the Ethereum Economy
Oct 8 and Oct 12, 2020
Streaming on CoinDesk.com, Twitter and YouTube.
Day 1: DeGeneration: How Ethereum Makes Finance Weird ?? Â Ã ?? Â
Thursday, October 8th | 12-1pm ET
Speaker: Priyanka Desai, Open Law; Mason Nyström, Messari; Sam Bankman-Fried, FTXÃ ?? Â
Moderator: Brady Dale, CoinDesk Senior Business Reporter
Day 2: Bitcoin’s $ 1 Billion Harvest: Why Hodler’s Harvesting Ethereum’s Returns
Monday, October 12th | 12-1pm ET
Speakers: Matt Luongo, thesis; Jeff Garzik, Bloq; Long Wang, Ren project; Kiarash Mosayeri, BitGo
Moderator: Zack Voell, CoinDesk market reporter
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